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Climb for Nepal wrap-up: tired legs turn into helping hands

The Climb for Nepal, where riders were asked to raise money while ascending the height of Mt Everest in June, has finished but the task i...

Climb for Nepal: ride to help earthquake survivors

The act of riding a bike can be a powerful thing. The fact that it can be more than recreation or sport and can actually be used to raise...

10,000km in a month: the story of Bruce Berkeley

If everything goes to plan, Bruce Berkeley will soon hold the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance ever ridden in a month. He ...

Tackling Mauna Kea, the world's biggest climb?

The Hawaiian volcano of Mauna Kea ("white mountain") is considered one of the most extreme cycling climbs in the world. From the beach in...

Everesting: climbing 8,848 metres in a single ride

Ever since surveyors pronounced it the world’s highest peak, Everest has held a kind of power over us. It is more than a mountain; it is ...

Riding the 7 Peaks in one go: part two

7 Peaks – The Alpine Ascent Challenge is an initiative that encourage riders to conquer the climbs to all seven of Victoria's alpine reso...

Riding the 7 Peaks in one go: part one

7 Peaks – The Alpine Ascent Challenge is an initiative that encourage riders to conquer the climbs to all seven of Victoria's alpine reso...

Riding the Festive 500 in one go

The Festive 500 is a Strava-based challenge that sees riders attempt to cover 500km between Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. It takes mos...

India By Bike

When I was a youngster I used to be one to scoff at cycle touring. I was "too cool for school" and thought it was only for non-serious cy...

100 Cols in 10 Days | The Cent Cols Challenge

Call me insane but my idea of a perfect holiday is one where a challenge is set and by the time I get through to the other side there's a...

Gran Fondo Bucket List

A gran fondo is an Italian term for a a single day cycling event. You'll also hear these types of events called cyclosportifs (sportif fo...

Ricketts Point Challenge

I love a challenge. Especially when a woman challenges me on a bike. So when Olympic gold medalists Anna Meares sent out this challenge t...